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West Sacramento woman struck by vehicle is identified

A woman who died Thursday evening as she was crossing a West Sacramento street has been identified by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office as 89-year-old Justina Goncalves.

Sgt. Roger Kinney, police spokesman, said Goncalves, a West Sacramento resident, was walking across West Capitol Avenue near Maple Street about 6:30 p.m. when she was struck by a vehicle. She was taken to UC Davis Medical Center, where she died of her injuries.

Kinney said the woman was not in a crosswalk.

He said the driver remained at the scene and was cooperating with police in their investigation.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy

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